Volunteer

Volunteer

Shoe Bank Canada is a registered Canadian charity that provides new and gently used shoes to people in need throughout Canada. We currently have a number of volunteer positions open in Kelowna, Vancouver, Ottawa and Kamloops.

DUTIES:

  • Arrange for pickup and delivery of pallets, gaylords and shipping boxes for warehouse
  • Arrange for shoe sorts and advise volunteers by email at least a week in advance
  • Set up a sign-in sheet on table for volunteers at warehouse
  • Advise volunteers of daily duties and place new volunteer with an experienced worker
  • Advise if we’re holding onto various shoes for shipping elsewhere and put into shipping boxes
  • Hand out t-shirts to new volunteers
  • Oversee the sort and arrange for pallets and gaylords to be moved when full
  • Advise when it’s break time and supply water and snacks for all
  • Assign cleaning jobs such as bathroom, wash sinks, vacuuming and sweeping jobs
  • Assign sorting of garbage, recycling, cardboard disposal
  • Attend meetings as needed

Duties:

  • Work with Operations to fulfill shoe donation requests
  • Schedule pickups with FedEx and/or Canpar Courier
  • Assist with inventory management

Duties:

  • Work with Operations to oversee the My Canvas Has Laces fundraising event
  • Coordinate with and oversee event volunteer team
  • Work with vendors/suppliers
  • Attend and manage the event(s)
  • Other event logistics as required

Duties:

  • Work with Operations to oversee the My Canvas Has Laces fundraising event
  • Coordinate with and oversee event volunteer team
  • Work with vendors/suppliers
  • Attend and manage the event(s)
  • Other event logistics as required

Duties:

  • Empty shoe collection boxes from bin hosts in the community as needed
  • Deliver to nearest SBC warehouse

Duties:

  • Attend scheduled shoe sorts as available
  • Sort shoes
  • Meet new people and have fun!